An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Scarlet!
This Shepherd/Labrador Retriever mix in a Southern Bell who wants to be your new best friend. Scarlet is one of the sweetest pups you will meet. She is super smart and loving. Not only is she already potty trained, she is also bell trained so she will ring the bell when she wants to go outside! Also, she is crate trained; she will go in for treats and meals without any hassle. She even sleeps all the way through the night in there!
Scarlet loves her foster sibling dogs. She is constantly sprinting and wrestling with them in the yard. She even goes to work with her foster mommy where she plays with lots of other dogs and people. She is quite socialized already.
She loves to snuggle and will often stop what she is doing to come and get or give a hug. Although she is small now, we guess that based on her current size and paws, that she will be a large adult dog.
She also loves treats, making her very easy to train. She has already learned ‘sit’ and is working on other commands. She also knows ‘fetch’ and ‘leave it’ and will chase anything you throw until she passes out.
Scarlet has one more adorable feature: she hops like a bunny when she walks. See video here: Scarlet Playing Fetch
Scarlet was born with congenital issue that causes her to hop. Scarlet has been seen by specialist for a neurological and physical examination to determine the cause. Scarlet has Spinal Dysraphism. This condition is not degenerative so will it not get worse nor does she have hip dysplasia. It does not cause her pain and it definitely does not slow her down at all. She just has a goofy walk/hop. She is still playful, fast, and fun. And despite her condition, she is enjoying life as a puppy. Who wouldn’t want an adorable dog who is part bunny!?
If you’re interested in adopting sweet Scarlet, please visit our website to learn about our adoption process and to fill out an application,here. All of our dogs will be micro-chipped, spayed or neutered, and up-to-date on vaccinations at the time of adoption.